Preliminary Guide to Environmental Sources
Fenton Historical Society
67 Washington Street, Jamestown, NY 14701
- Chautauqua Lake Sanitary Survey Project. Correspondence, 1935-1937.
ca. 75 items.
Correspondence of Dr. George M. Shearer, chairman of the Sanitation Committee of the Chautauqua Lake Association, and others with the New York State Department of Health about the W.P.A. project; proposals and reports; and constitution of the Chautauqua Lake Association.
- Fenton Historical Society (Jamestown, NY). Photographic collection,
ca. 11 cubic ft.
Photographs of Jamestown street scenes, stores, factories, schools, houses, railroads, trolley lines, fires and fire companies, parades, and automobiles; Chautauqua Lake scenes, including steamboats, Celoron Park, Bemus Point, Chautauqua Institution, hotels and resorts; other places in Chautauqua County, especially Lakewood, Mayville, and New York State Fish Hatchery; Century Farms; views of William J. Maddox mansion in Jamestown; approx. 450 glass plate negatives; approx. 15 daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes; and photos of the G.A.R., Fenton Guards, and other military units. Also framed portraits and views.
- Jamestown (NY). Special Water Committee. Affidavits, 1886.
The City and State wanted to stop the Jamestown Water Supply Company from using water of Chautauqua Lake,
and this case was an offshoot of that dispute.
Affidavits submitted by the City of Jamestown, Jamestown Water Supply Company, and New York State Department of Health regarding suit by Jamestown Water Supply Company against JAMESTOWN SUN for libel. Included is testimony of Emil Kuichling, sanitary engineer
Spring Valley, NY
- Finkelstein Memorial Library (Spring Valley, N.Y.). Rockland
County vertical file, 1961-1986.
40 cubic ft.
Arrangement: By subject.
Clippings, brochures, pamphlets, newsletters, articles, reports, and other printed materials pertaining to Rockland County and towns and village within the county. Subjects include abortion, aged, animals, art and artists, authors, biography, blacks, budget, business, children, churches, civil rights, colleges and universities, courts, crime, disasters, ecology, economic conditions, elections, fires and fire departments, history, hospitals, housing, industry, libraries, narcotics, organizations, politics and government, public utilities, recreation, schools, taxes, theaters, transportation, water pollution, women, and youth.
- Franklin County Historical and Museum Society. Map collection,
ca. 6 linear ft.
Rolled maps of Franklin County, 1855-1906; New York State, 1848; New York State forests, 1923; New York postal routes, 1931; and others, 1928-1953; Beers atlas of Franklin County, 1876; sewerage plan for village of Malone, 1884; and a bird's eye view of Malone, 1886.
144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520
- Freeport Memorial Library (Freeport, NY). Long Island vertical
files, ca. 1960-1990.
ca. 20 cubic ft.
Vertical files of clippings, booklets, pamphlets, photographs, newsletters, historical writings, reports and other material about Freeport, Nassau County and Long Island in general. Topics include schools, churches, organizations, local government and politics, police and fire departments, businesses, taxation, medical facilities, transportation, parks, environment and natural history, agriculture, ethnic groups, historical events and noted local individuals.